The Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership is seeking to appoint to our team a person with a passion for and expertise in community development and an interest in restorative practices.
The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of community development and will be able to communicate how restorative practices and in particular embedding restorative practices in the community through the training of residents and staff supports positive community development.
The successful candidate will have an understanding of how restorative practices work (or similar such as conflict management or community mediation skills) as well as organising events promoting the use of, and training in, these types of skills in community settings. In addition the successful candidate will have a broad understanding of the range of issues which can impact on communities facing difficult socio-economic circumstances. This person will be a self-starter with a strong ability to work on their own initiative, but to be equally able to work as part of a team and to incorporate feedback and consultation in their everyday work.
The post holder will require excellent interpersonal skills and will be engaged in constructively developing relationships with a wide cohort of stakeholders. S/He will be aware of the social environments of D10 area of Dublin(in particular Cherry Orchard) as well as be conscious of the additional requirements associated with working with statutory agencies and the protection of public funds. They will be required to understand accept and promote the social inclusion ethos of the company as well as its remit to deliver the highest possible standard of service to its clients and the local community.